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What do Norman Cook (AKA Fat Boy Slim), Lord (Richard) Attenborough, Aubrey Beardsley, Lord (Laurence) Olivier, Sir Winston Churchill, Magnus Volk, Dame Anna Neagle, Rudyard Kipling, Sir Rowland Hill
and Annie Nightingale,
have in common?
They've all had a bus named after them [full list here]
in the city of Brighton & Hove on the south coast of England. In Jamaica the buses are named a little more irreverently
but this whole naming tradition doesn't seem to be as popular as naming trains with the late Joe Strummer
one of the latest in a long line. Pix of the Stummer train here. [Scroll down a bit.]
Anyone live in a place where they name their buses? Or other inanimate objects?
posted by i_cola
on Mar 18, 2005 -